Last month, I gathered with a group of women communicators for a five-day retreat in northern Idaho. We’d been together over Zoom calls for several months by that point, but found ourselves itchy for a little face-to-face interaction.
No One Wants a Fairytale: Remembering the Rebel Martyrs with Teenagers
If you want a teenager to run away from church go ahead and teach them about the virgin saints. If you want teenagers to see the power they hold and the faith they can embody tell them about the the fearless arguers, the brave truth tellers, the rebel saints.
Will You Let Me Be Your Servant?
It can be very difficult to invite others into the messy, private worlds we inhabit with our immediate families, and if we’re lucky, our most […]
Learning Pastoral Care from the Animal Kingdom
Before seminary, my priest would often send me off to do children’s chapel. She made working with kids a requirement of my internship even though […]
I tried “Free Listening.” I rediscovered that listening is priceless.
I went out on Free Listening Day not sure what would happen. I was reminded of what matters most.
Day 7: Find My Will for You
Finding God’s will for my life involves me seeking God’s wisdom and asking God for help.